Creative Nation Music


52 Hawthorn Street Suite 2
Somerville, MA 02144
ph. 617.271.4704


Creative Nation Music (CNM) began as a concert series at Cambridge, Massachusetts' Zeitgeist Gallery in 2000, but quickly grew into a multi-faceted effort to cultivate and organize Boston's local jazz scene.

In 2003, Boston-based musicians Eric Hofbauer and Chris Allen partnered to form Creative Nation Music Productions, a collective organization that produced concerts at a variety of Boston-area venues and sold recordings by local musicians through its online storefront.

By early 2004, CNM Productions began producing CDs that would introduce Boston-based groups to the rest of the world. Led by Hofbauer, the label secured national distribution through City Hall Records and digital distribution through IODA and released four CDs its first year.

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All Reviews

  1. [no cover] Eric Hofbauer
    American Grace
    September 03, 2013
  2. ReContraDoble Pablo Ablanedo Octet(o)
    July 01, 2013
  3. [no cover] Pablo Ablanedo Octet(o)
    April 22, 2013
  4. American Grace Eric Hofbauer
    American Grace
    March 05, 2013
  5. [no cover] Alec Spiegelman - Lefteris Kordis - Thor Thorvaldsson
    Bebop Trio
    April 10, 2012
  6. Level Eric Hofbauer and The Infrared Band
    June 14, 2011
  7. Bebop Trio Alec Spiegelman / Lefteris Kordis / Thor Thorvaldsson
    Bebop Trio
    May 10, 2011
  8. [no cover] Eric Hofbauer
    American Fear
    March 23, 2011
  9. [no cover] Garrison Fewell
    Sound Particle 47
    March 16, 2011
  10. [no cover] Quartet of Happiness
    The Monster Returns!
    June 09, 2010


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